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the actual dc mayor's election is still weeks away, but it is pretty clear that we know that the district is getting a new mayor. >> in yesterday's primary, vincent gray beat mayor adrian fenty, and just what is being debated tonight. sam ford has more on what the voters are saying. >> gordon, maureen, i am outside of the d.c. board of election, and in some ways, this is about two dc's, one that things are getting better, and the other is that things are not getting better for them. some called it a racial divide, blacker areas for gray. >> i think i am sadr then ran george bush won his second term -- i am sadder than when george bush won his second term.
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>> he is saying that his chancellor will be someone -- >> who works with parents and teachers. >> yet, this afternoon -- >> i placed a call to her. i did not get her, but i am sure she is busy. >> it is important to continue the progress we have made. as for mayor fenty, heat chalked it up to the tough decisions he made -- he chalked it up. >> my parents always taught me that you have to be involved, that you have to give back to your community. >> but as evidence was last night, many came out to vote against him, like cabdrivers. >> let me tell you, i am happy about it. >> he forced them to accept > meters and changed rates. >> gray said he was extremely
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disappointed about how the board of elections conducted the rays, from broken machines to the fact that it took nearly five hours after voting had ended before the board had released enough results to determine a winner. a reporting live from northwest washington, sam ford, abc7 news. note >> thank you, sam. the tea party candidates continue to alter the political landscape. scott thuman has more from our satellite center. >> maureen, what we are really seeing is the equivalent of a three-party race. no longer is a typically republicans and democrats. that tea party has made some of its greatest strides in the last 24 hours, and is throwing both sides for a loop. they unveiled a new look, and new website, and a new mantra today. >> we are very excited about the new updated look for the party. >> the biggest wake-up call in
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delaware, where christine shocked them, with almost zero republican help. >> we have not heard from anyone in the washington hierarchy. that is a shame. this may hurt a little bit. " >> another all smiles after beating the longstanding gop favorite and creating a bit of panic. >> all of our candidates have to work closely with all of these americans who are newly engaged. >> and now, they are backing candidates opposed to just one day ago. >> the republican national committee supports all of our nominees. >> it was not all bad news. governor bob ehrlich was chosen, and kelly ayotte followed suit in new hampshire. >> there is a debate going on
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inside the republican party. >> meanwhile, democrats had their own party, where charlie rangel was easily nominated by a long list of ethics charges. in the end, this could prove to be a boon for democrats. they say the tea party victories indicate a, quote, civil war in the republican party, when they say will give them an edge in november. scott thuman, abc7 news. >> thank you. we are following a developing story in washington. police are searching near the british school of washington. investigators say they received a report of a threat. students were kept inside for about one hour but were later allowed to go home. no word on what was found. two of the hostages held inside the discovery building are talking about the ordeal. the two men spoke to oprah
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winfrey in an interview you will see here on abc7 tomorrow. one man said he realized the moment he needed to run for his life. >> so who made the decision, "we are going to run for it"? >> it was a mixture of signals. the guard was signalling with the police outside, and i took that as it is time to run. >> you can see that entire interview tomorrow at 4:00 here on abc7. and you can watch the entire oprah interview with the discovery hostages on abc7 at 4:00, as i said. >> sarah shourd, the american hiker who was released from prison in iran, got a medical review. she is said to have had serious medical problems, including possible surgical cancer and a breast lump. she mostly stayed out of the public eye.
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meanwhile, an iranian prosecutor announced the country will continue to press the spying charges against the two americans still in prison. and another are still there, shane bauer and josh fattal. a new round of violence broke out across the is really border. israeli warplanes fired back -- across the israeli border. throwing a customer out. the developments in that case today. new problems at arlington national cemetery. " is he a civilized icon not? and i am of rye and at the
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in ways we can only imagine. because the future has always been our business. at&t. police say it was a tragic accident, a prince george's county police cruiser struck and killed a postal worker in landover yesterday morning.
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investigators say he was trying to cross a boulevard when he was hit. burgess was wearing dark clothing and was not in the crosswalk. they suspected officer was speeding. police will investigate. he is already serving time for arson, and now a man convicted of setting a strip club on fire is facing new charges. our media partner wtop says he has been charged with murder, vasile. an employee tried to stop him, and he poured gasoline on him and set him on fire. .he died last may. what problems at arlington national cemetery. the army says it has found at least three bodies buried in the wrong grade spree of the bodies were exhumed after mismanagement was discovered. it -- at least three bodies buried in the wrong graves.
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the bodies were exhumed. there could be some that are mislabeled or miss march. -- mismarked. ernest withers is accused of providing information to the fbi for years, including information about the meetings from martin luther king jr. and militants. he was allegedly named as an fbi informant. his daughter says these fly in the face of his father's -- her father's work, capturing the struggle of the civil-rights movement. the famed rotunda at the university of virginia will get a facelift. it will be replaced with part of its columns restored, and it should cost about $23 million. the university hopes the state will pay $13 million, and the
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rest will come from private donations. and still to come on abc7 news at 6:00 -- >> in northwest washington, one person is honored for his work in trying to prevent sexual assault. i will tell you about it. and a picture perfect wednesday. bob ryan is next with the complete forecast. >> it was a picture perfect day in atlanta. wait until you see. and the ravens are tryi
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a unique approach to problem. men can stop rape. >> it teaches masculinity and nonviolence, and some d.c. students are being honored for their work to prevent sexual assault. >> they are encouraging male students to be real men. >> men have the capacity and a desire to be strong without being violent korea >> they have
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clubs, called men of strength. >> it is not about lifting 50 pounds. it is about social intelligence and other famous. >> they even have their own shote. -- show. one is facing stereotypes. >> even something like a man cannot cry is really a stigma. >> for jonathan, this is more than just a club. it is a passion, and now he wants to empower young people. >> to try to instill a love and compassion. >> jonathan says he has had conversations about masculinity and on violence right on the dot school grounds, and now, those conversations are happening up side of the school, in the neighborhood and in the
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surrounding community. >> they create positives, and they know what it means to be a man. >> it takes a lot of courage for teenagers to stand up to their peers, but they seem to be getting the message. jonathan says it is a message she plans to take to college next year and beyond. >> it really changed my life. >> abc7 news, mike conneen. there was an event that i was at. one woman spoke about the language and culture of the unique african-american community located on the island off the coast of south carolina and georgia. by the way, the current exhibit at the museum is for those people. >> did not even know. >> yes.
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>> you can go to the museum and learn more. >> you'll learn something new every day. what a gorgeous day. it would be kind of a chocolate chip kind of day if it were a cookie. yummy. at this time of year, the only negative is the ragweed pollen count. it is 83 right now, still above average. tomorrow, the average high of 79. the high was 86 degrees. here is what is going on in and around of us. in the tropics, there is julia and igor. igor has a wins over 125 m.p.h.. -- has winds over 125 m.p.h.,
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and over the weekend, that could be an increasing threat to bermuda, and karl is moving towards the yucatan. they could get some rain. in and around us, we are in the 80's. the dewpoint stays nice and low, and that will be the story into the weekend. he is a little weather front, and that will be coming through tomorrow afternoon, and as it does, there may be a few of light showers and sprinkel, especially for those of you in the mountains of west virginia. -- a few light showers and a spring nkle. the chance for an evening shower, the temperatures again above-average. after we get over that, it may be a sprinkle korea temperatures in the 80's.
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another texas team on sunday. what is this? >> bring them on. bring them on. hey, the redskins and texans play sunday, and both teams run the same offense. kyle is now the guru. 231 yards against the colts last week. the redskins never really got their game going against dallas. only 63 yards on 18 carries, and that has to change. >> there were opportunities in that game, and we are seeing bad, and understanding it could have possibly been one guy away from coming up with the big plays, and that is going to have been. >> it is a process. it will not happen overnight. i like the progress that we have made. >> houston is favored by 3 over
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the redskins even though the game is here at fedex field, and the reason for that is the success of last week. >> a great quarterback. the offensive line looks good. he is really doing a great job for him. >> it opens up the passing game. >> all right, staying in the nfc east. two did not pass concussion testing today, so it looks like the eagles will now rely on another this weekend. he ran for 100 yards and threw for another 170 yards against green bay last sunday. they lost, but this week, michael vick and gets to start. the nationals played an afternoon game in the atlantic, and this was the game changer
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right here. bases loaded. deep left field. a grand slam for the former maryland terrapins. it was 4-0. this close to the door on the braves. the nationals go on to beat the braves, 4-2. d the rays. antique watch curtis granderson. go get it, big fellow. that sent it into extra innings. the yankees win, and that is our play of the night. all right, i have got a red alert. let's play hockey. will this be the year that they get the cover? it is really a good group of rookies. bruce, what are you looking for? >> i do not know what i am looking for. i am just looking for good hockey players so we can win the
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